Things that happen in the seven minutes before bedtime

Things that happen in the seven minutes before bedtime

Any parent will understand the struggle of bedtime!

Somehow it is almost always the time of the night when the kids get their sudden burst of energy and excitement, making the task of settling down for the night extra difficult.

This hilarious list of things kids do to avoid going to bed is scarily accurate and is trending on Facebook and Twitter right now. Whoever made it got everything just right.

Here are the top 20 things all kids do to avoid going to bed:

  • Tummy ache

  • Sip of water

  • Negotiation for another book

  • Search for stuffed bunny

  • No, the other stuffed bunny

  • Sudden interest in what happens after you die


  • Questions about human reproduction

  • Irrational fear of monsters

  • Request for all the songs from Disney’s Frozen

  • Urgent need to poop

  • Concerns about tomorrow’s breakfast

  • Recounting of a favourite TV show

  • Fart jokes

  • Debate about favourite superhero

  • Act of sibling injustice

  • One more kiss

  • Now a hug

  • Now an air kiss

  • 37 I love yous

CLICK HERE for the original Facebook post!

The list has been shared over 100,000 times so I’m guessing lots of parents can relate!


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